Lokomotiv from Sofia suffered a lot during the last derby with CSKA, the terrible form is due to the lack of several key players: Orachev, Aleksandrov, Loala, Katsilas, Bouhmidi. The guests – the leader of the table, in full speed and in the right squad, should have no problems defeating the poorly prepared hosts from Sofia.
The guests are sending to fight the same team that won the 2-0 with Leipzig. On the other hand, the hosts are already struggling with a lot of lost behind. The last ones they hit with Borusia M. 4: 0 after a one-sided match. It may be similar in this match, especially since there are significant players behind the squad: Seguin, Willems, Griesbeck, Green, Itten.
Almeria continued a good series of victories by finishing first in the 2nd league. Today they will face Leganes who occupy one from the last places in the table. The last games, lost with weak rivals, only achieved a draw with red latern Alcoron. There are also numerous absences on the visitors’ side: Rubéna Pardo pauses for the card, due to physical problems may miss this match of Bustinz, Omeruo, Quintilla, Doukouré, Avilés, Bárcenas, Sabin Merino and Bautista.
Plzen – leader of the Czech table is going to overcome Zlin. An excellent winning streak should be sustained by the hosts. The guests come with squad problems that were already visible in the 2: 5 defeat against Sparta. Can’t play: Dostal, Hlinka, Kolar, Matejov, Prochazka, Reiter.
Longford lost 2 players by red cards after the last victory against Dundalk. Two more have joined the long list of injured players, which means that the team cannot count on 6 main players: Manley, Kirk, Dobbs, Chambers, Stecey, Robbins. City, located on 3rd place and fighting for the cup positions, cannot miss such an opportunity.
Union are currently during long winning path from several games. They will face Augsburg without any weaknesses . Guests with problems and only one draw, sitting on 2nd from the bottom table position. The last league game was lost with Bayer 1: 4. In this they can not count on a few players: Gruezo, Gumny, Hahn, Moravek, Strobl. 2 players under question mark if play: Gouweleeuw, Uduokhai.
Lech finally plays at the level he presented some time ago. The victory with Lechia is bright light on the hosts shape nowadays. Pogon on the paper is also okay, a win with the newcomer Stal, but it is not the same as the Ponan Team. The earlier defeat with Zaglebie reflects their current level. Additionally, there is a few important absences into guests squad: Cibicki, Dąbrowski, Gorgon, Żurawski. Lisicki is still under question mark if play.
DC United is playing well on the stabilized, right quality level, from 4 games into league without lost. Last game they won against Columbus Crew 4:2 in good shape. Guests after last match lost 2 important defenders Camacho, Wanyama. They have joined to 3rd Struna and strikers Lappalainen, Quioto. Coach will have great headache to find out replacement into defense line for this game.
Monaco is currently working on appropriate high quality level, last game into EU Championship qualification won against Sparta – 0:2. They looks to be good prepared for season kick-off into France. Today’s they cannot count on Diatta, Lecomte, Maripa, but it shouldn’t have influence on final result. Guest looks to be in different shape and preparation momentum. Last 3 matches lost with Clermont 1-2 and Lorient 0-1. Into current position and quality they will have a great problems to overcome hosts. Also Today into guest cannot play Chirivella, Coulibaly, Cyprien.
Both teams into good shape, Sheffield last 2 games without lost, Tottenham – 6 matches. From the one side Gareth Bale and Steven Bergwijn are coming back to guest team what will be huge boost. From the Sheffield side coach mentioned on the pre-match conference that 7 players are missing without giving all names. But won’t play: Enda Stevens, Oli McBurnie, George Baldock, Jack Robinson